How & Where to Get Your COVID Vaccine
Currently seniors 65 and up are eligible to receive the vaccine.
Ways To Access A Vaccine Appointment
Those without internet access can call CT’s Covid Vaccine Appointment Assistance Line- 1-877-918-2224. The line is open Mondays through Fridays from 8:00am to 4:30pm. This line offers a call back option when the specialists are busy serving other callers. Their goal is a same day response, however due to extremely high call volume, it might take longer.
Yale Haven Health
To schedule an appointment with Yale, follow the directions on how to set up a Mychart account if you do not already have one. You should be able to schedule through this system. You can also schedule an appointment by going on their website. http://bit.ly/3jFVIwg
Each Monday, Middlesex Health opens up new vaccine appointment slots for that week. The number of appointments that will be available will be based on the number of vaccines that have been allocated to Middlesex Health for that week. http://bit.ly/3rJY3ZV
Their call center is open from 8am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.
A form can be accessed online at Online VAMS Enrollment (ct.gov) that allows individuals to schedule an appointment through the web-based Vaccine Administration Management System (VAMS). This is the initial step. There are follow up emails that you need to address in order to fully get registered. This follow up email can take several days to receive. Once you officially set up your account on VAMS you can use this link to schedule appointments. www.ct.gov/covidvaccine.
East Shore Health District has excellent information on the Shoreline clinics. Check them out here: http://esdhd.org/Covid19vaccination
Appointments should be available at local CVS locations beginning 2/11/21. You can set up an appointment by going to www.cvs.com click on the link – Covid-19 vaccine info, you can then search for local eligibility and availability guidelines. You will then be able to schedule your appointment.
Have you tried these pathways and can not get an appointment?? The Madison Senior Center will help! Please call (203) 245-5627, leave a clear message with your name and contact number and a staff member will get back in touch with you as soon as possible.
Information about the Town of Madison Vaccine Clinics
The Town of Madison hosts a vaccine clinic each Thursday from 10-2, by appointment only. The Town of Madison is working regionally with East Haven, North Branford, Branford, & Guilford to procure vaccines. This partnership affords the town more access to the vaccine. Registration for an appointment at any of the regional clinics must be done through the VAMS system. If you need assistance setting this up, please contact the Madison Senior Center.
For Transportation To Your Appointment
Transportation is available on a limited, first come first served basis, through the Madison Senior Center. Transportation is available to the following towns: Madison, Guilford, Branford, East Haven, North Branford. Please call the Madison Senior Center. Because transportation is extremely limited, if you have a family member, friend or neighbor available, please try that first.
Another transportation option is:
The Estuary Transit District is offering complimentary COVID Vaccination Transportation. Transportation must begin in the following towns: Clinton, Chester, Essex, East Haddam, Deep River, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Madison, Old Lyme Old Saybrook, and Westbrook and may be to any Vaccination site in those towns, as well as Guilford or Middletown. This includes drive through vaccination sites. Any resident regardless of age or ability is eligible and up to four people may travel together.
Trips must be booked at least one day in advance by calling Curtin Transportation at 860-443-1655 between 9 AM and 1:30PM Monday through Friday. Wheelchair accessible vehicles are available upon request. Face coverings are required when riding. Wait and return service will be provided. Full program details are available at www.estuarytransit.org